Category Archives: Emails to a Young Entrepreneur

Business 101 for Designers

The following is an early draft of what will be a sequence of posts.  I am still struggling with how to bring business alive for individual contributors and managers who only have their one area of expertise in a company … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Our Closest Friend

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 6). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. Our Closest Friend Several colleagues twenty years ago formed a group called … Continue reading

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Reflecting: The Impermanence We Are

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 5). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. The Impermanence We Are Many years ago while building medical information systems … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Life’s Bestowal of Riches

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 4). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. Life’s Bestowal of Riches As I move into the last trimester of … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur’s 12 Step Program

With deepest respect to the 12 Step program for recovery, which has meant so much to family members, friends and colleagues in their daily struggle in recovery, I draw from the program to poke a little fun at those of … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Entering

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 3). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. Entering For the last year, I regularly stepped out of my known. … Continue reading

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Emails to a Young Entrepreneur – The Dialog Begins

From: Mikhail Rostov mikhail@emailstoskip.com To: Skip Walter skip@emailstoskip.com Professor Skip, As I was sitting in front of my locker staring at the detritus of my three year combined MBA and Master of Design program at the Institute of Design, I was deep … Continue reading

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